Adam Grant

This 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Emailed Mark Cuban, Sheryl Sandberg And Adam Grant, And They Responded. Here’s Her Simple Cold Emailing Advice.

Founder of GirlZ, a youth marketing consultancy focused on helping brands better connect and engage with today's youth, Maddie Bregman has worked with some well known brands including Gatorade, NFL, Nickelodeon, PepsiCo, Burger King and Chipotle. Her professional journey began in 2017 with a connection she made with a single cold email. Since then, motivated by that initial success, she has consciously curated and refined techniques for crafting cold emails that cut through the noise and get noticed. Then, in 2020, Bregman gave a TEDx talk titled “The Power of the Cold Email,” highlighting how cold emailing had shaped her career.
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Tech Talent Startup A.Team Raises $55 Million From Investors Like Adam Grant And Jay-Z

Raphael Ouzan launched A.Team in early 2020 with a simple premise: To build a high-impact product, you need a high-performing team. While many freelance platforms allow skilled tech workers to get plenty of often-pedestrian gigs, Ouzan says he wanted to create teams of top contractors that could “work on much bigger things.” So far, his freelance crews have helped build products ranging from vaccine-manufacturing software to a study app.

12 Books to Brighten Up Your Winter, Recommended by Adam Grant

Gloom-fighting titles full of optimism and positivity selected by the bestselling author and Wharton professor. I don't know about where you are, but in my corner of the world it's miserably cold this week. The days are short, the skies gray, and leaving the house a trial. When the weather's like this, it's easy to get down about, well, just about everything.

5 Things Wharton Psychologist Adam Grant Wants You to Rethink in 2022

The best minds are those that are willing to rethink their assumptions and change their opinions--those who are willing to admit that they might be wrong. That insight comes from Wharton organizational psychologist and bestselling author Adam Grant, whose latest book, Think Again, invites readers to rethink their assumptions about just about everything.

Adam Grant On What The Holidays Can Tell You About Burnout

We have all been there before. As the Holidays or a vacation approaches, your energy reserves are low. You are running on fumes. You struggle to get across the finish line, pulled by the promise of time to rest and recover on the other side. Wharton School professor Adam Grant...

Adam Grant: Why rethinking our ideas means we're growing

It's the TED Radio Hour from NPR. I'm Manoush Zomorodi. On the show today, changing our minds. OK, so let's talk about rethinking our ideas, our principles. Adam, what have you found? Is it good for us? Can it even make us happy?. ADAM GRANT: Well, Manoush, I don't think...

The Future of Work According to Adam Grant

On episode 86 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss new Peloton users, Blink 182, how to multitask during in-person meetings, and Adam Grant’s future of work. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the...

The Roots of the Great Resignation Stretch Back a Decade, Says Wharton's Adam Grant

As I wrote recently, one of the biggest myths about the Great Resignation out there is that it is, basically, just a fight about remote work. People are quitting in droves, this misapprehension goes, because they want to continue working from home while their bosses are trying to herd them back to the 9-to-5 grind. Nope, experts say, the causes of the current hiring crisis run deeper and are entangled with questions about the meaning and role of work.

Humility Is an Undersung Leadership Skill. Adam Grant Says These 2 Interview Questions Screen for It

In life it's often those who toot their own horn the loudest who draw the most attention, but an absolute mountain of evidence shows that humility is actually an essential skill for great leadership. Academic studies show staying humble helps us learn more quickly and that teams of humble leaders tend to perform better. Jeff Bezos has even cited intellectual humility as his top sign of true intelligence.